AALO, Sep 14: ATMA, West Siang in collaboration with the Tasar Welfare Society, Tirbin organized a one day farmers’ awareness cum orientation training programme on the prospective agriculture and allied sectors at Tirbin on September 12 last.
Gracing the occasion as chief guest, Parliamentary Secretary for Power, Gojen Gadi stressed the need for production of cash crops like rubber, tea etc.
While highlighting the programme and policies taken up by the present State govt with priority on agriculture sector, he appreciated the Agri and allied departments for organizing the programme.
Gracing the occasion as guest of honour, Basar ADC K Darang dwelt at length about his experiences in orange cultivation and suggested the farmers to go for market oriented agriculture activities.
Karbom Riram, DAO cum Project Director, ATMA gave a brief account on state and Central schemes run by the department.
As resource persons, Dr D Ramanayajan, Dr Doni Jini and Dr Anup Chandra (all scientists), and K K Singh, SMS from ICAR, Basar, Dr Lige Bagra SVO, H Basar HDO, N Loya, J Jini and N Riba (all ADOs) from the line departments gave deliberations on banana, poultry farming, plant protection etc.
Around 300 farmers from the villages of Moba Doke, Dedu Doke, Lutak, Tirbin, Kegam Degam, Tai, Chekor, Gako Sodo Doke, Badak, Ragi Doke and Pira attended the programme.



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